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Walking in on People (Able Muse Book Award for Poetry)


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  • Paperback: 102 pages
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1927409292
  • ISBN-13: 978-1927409299
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 0.6 x 22.9 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 159 g
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About the Author

Melissa Balmain is a humorist, journalist, and teacher, and the editor of Light. Her poems have been published in the anthologies The Iron Book of New Humorous Verse and Killer Verse, and in American Arts Quarterly, Lighten Up Online, Measure, Mezzo Cammin, The Spectator (UK), The Washington Post, and elsewhere. Her prose has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, McSweeney’s, Details, and many other magazines and newspapers. She is a columnist for Success magazine and the author of a memoir, Just Us: Adventures of a Mother and Daughter (Faber and Faber). Balmain has won national journalism honors and been a finalist for the Donald Justice Poetry Prize, the Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award, and the X.J. Kennedy Parody Award. She teaches at the University of Rochester and lives nearby with her husband and two children. Walking in on People, the winner of the 2013 Able Muse Book Award, is her first full-length poetry collection.


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